Dr Adrian Cameron

STAFF PROFILE

Position

DECRA Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne, 1998
Master of Public Health, University of Melbourne, 1999
Graduate Diploma in International Health, Monash University, 2003
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2009

Research interests

Dr Cameron has published widely in areas related to obesity and the metabolic syndrome. His current research involves the investigation of behaviours related to obesity, with an overarching theme of disadvantage present in much of his work. Active research projects include investigations of 1) the supermarket food environment and 2) influences on obesity-related behaviours in children.

Affiliations

International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity

Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society

Teaching interests

Guest lecturer and supervisor or co-supervisor of Masters and PhD students

Awards

2015 Konrad Jamrozik Prize at the Population Health Congress, Hobart. Joint award of the Public Health Association of Australia, Australasian Epidemiological Association, Australian Health Promotion Association and the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine.

2012 Deakin University Vice Chancellors Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research: Early Career Researcher

2011 Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Award (Finalist, Medicine and Medical Sciences Category)

2010 Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Young Investigator of the Year

2009 - Victorian Government, Premiers Award for Health and Medical Research, commendation

2007 - Metabolic Syndrome Institute Award, Metabolic Syndrome Institute, New York

2005 - National Heart Foundation, Post Graduate Research Scholarship, top ranked Victorian scholar
 

Projects

Dr Cameron is a Section Editor (Epidemiology and Ethnicity) for BMC Obesity, and an Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity. He is also a regular manuscript reviewer for numerous journals and a grant reviewer and grant review panel member for the NHMRC.

Publications

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2015

A review of the relationship between socioeconomic position and the early-life predictors of obesity

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dr Alison Spence, Dr Rachel Laws, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Dr Sandrine Lioret Suteau, A/Prof Karen Campbell

(2015), Vol. 4, pp. 350-362, Current obesity reports, New York, N. Y., C1

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Associations between dietary intakes of first-time fathers and their 20-month-old children are moderated by fathers' BMI, education and age

Mr Adam Walsh, Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Prof David Crawford, A/Prof Karen Campbell

(2015), Vol. 114, pp. 988-994, British journal of nutrition, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Association between maternal education and diet of children at 9 months is partially explained by mothers' diet

Dr Sandrine Lioret Suteau, Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton, Prof David Crawford, Dr Alison Spence, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, A/Prof Karen Campbell

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 936-947, Maternal and child nutrition, London, Eng., C1

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2014

Psychosocial stress is positively associated with body mass index gain over 5 years : evidence from the longitudinal AusDiab study

Jessica Harding, Kathryn Backholer, Emily D. Williams, Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Adrian Cameron, Matthew Hare, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Dianna J. Magliano

(2014), Vol. 22, pp. 277-286, Obesity, Hoboken, NJ, C1

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Associations of change in television viewing time with biomarkers of postmenopausal breast cancer risk: the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study

Mr Allan Wiseman, Brigid M. Lynch, Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof David W Dunstan

(2014), Vol. 25, pp. 1309-1319, Cancer causes and control, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Effect of changes to the school food environment on eating behaviours and/or body weight in children: a systematic review

C E Driessen, Dr Adrian Cameron, E Thornton, Mr Samuel Lai, Dr Lisa Barnett

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 968-982, Obesity reviews, Chichester, England, C1

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Socioeconomic differences in outdoor food advertising at public transit stops across Melbourne suburbs.

Miss Philippa Settle, Dr Adrian Cameron, Dr Lukar Thornton

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 414-418, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Deakin, ACT, C1

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Variation in outcomes of the Melbourne Infant, Feeding, Activity and Nutrition Trial (InFANT) Program according to maternal education and age

Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof Kylie Ball, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton, Prof Jo Salmon, Prof David Crawford, Dr Sandrine Lioret Suteau, A/Prof Karen Campbell

(2014), Vol. 58, pp. 58-63, Preventive Medicine, Waltham, Mass., C1

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The effect of an early childhood obesity intervention on father's obesity risk behaviors: the Melbourne InFANT program

Mr Adam Walsh, Dr Sandrine Lioret Suteau, Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton, Prof David Crawford, A/Prof Karen Campbell

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 1-9, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, London, UK, C1

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The correlation between supermarket size and national obesity prevalence

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dr Wilma Waterlander, Chalida Svastisalee

(2014), Vol. 1, pp. 27-, BMC Obesity, London, Eng., C1-1

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2013

Variation in supermarket exposure to energy-dense snack foods by socio-economic position

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dr Lukar Thornton, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton, Prof David Crawford

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 1178-1185, Public health nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1

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Macroenvironmental factors including GDP per capita and physical activity in Europe

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dr Maartje van Stralen, Anton E Kunst, Saskia J. Te Velde, Frank van Lenthe, Prof Jo Salmon, Prof Johannes Brug

(2013), Vol. 45, pp. 278-285, Medicine and science in sports and exercise, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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Television in the bedroom and increased body weight: potential explanations for their relationship among European schoolchildren

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dr Maartje van Stralen, Prof Johannes Brug, Prof Jo Salmon, Elling Bere, Marijke Chinapaw, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, N Jan, Yannis Manios, L. A. Moreno, S J Velde

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 130-141, Pediatric obesity, Oxford, England, C1

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The cost of diabetes in adults in Australia

Crystal Man Ying Lee, Ruth Colagiun, Dianna J. Magliano, Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Prof Paul Zimmet, Stephen Colagiun

(2013), Vol. 99, pp. 385-390, Diabetes research and clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Monitoring the availability of healthy and unhealthy foods and non-alcoholic beverages in community and consumer retail food environments globally

C N Mhurchu, S Vandevijvere, Dr Wilma Waterlander, Dr Lukar Thornton, Bridget Kelly, Dr Adrian Cameron, Dr Wendy Snowdon, Prof Boyd Swinburn

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 108-119, Obesity reviews, Oxford, England, C1

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Does the availability of snack foods in supermarkets vary internationally?

Dr Lukar Thornton, Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton, Dr Wilma Waterlander, Dr Marita Sodergren, Chalida Svastisalee, Laurence Blanchard, Angela D Liese, Sarah Battersby, Mary-Ann Carter, Judy Sheeshka, Sharon I Kirkpatrick, Sandy Sherman, Gill cowburn, Charlie Foster, Prof David Crawford

(2013), Vol. 10, pp. 1-9, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, England, C1

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A systematic review of the impact of including both waist and hip circumference in risk models for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and mortality

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dianna J. Magliano, Stefan Soderberg

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 86-94, Obesity reviews, Chichester, England, C1

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The Melbourne infant feeding, activity and nutrition trial (InFANT) program follow-up

A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, A/Prof Karen Campbell, Prof Jo Salmon, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton, Dr Zoe McCallum, Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof Kylie Ball, Dr Lisa Gold, Dr Nick Andrianopoulous, Prof David Crawford

(2013), Vol. 34, pp. 145-151, Contemporary clinical trials, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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A parent-focused intervention to reduce infant obesity risk behaviors : a randomized trial

A/Prof Karen Campbell, Dr Sandrine Lioret Suteau, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton, Prof David Crawford, Prof Jo Salmon, Prof Kylie Ball, Dr Zoe McCallum, Bibi Gerner, Dr Alison Spence, Dr Adrian Cameron, Miss Jill Hnatiuk, Dr Obioha Ukoumunne, Dr Lisa Gold, Dr Gavin Abbott, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh

(2013), Vol. 131, pp. 652-660, Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Ill., C1

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2012

The influence of hip circumference on the relationship between abdominal obesity and mortality

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dianna J. Magliano, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Prof Paul Zimmet, Bendix Carstensen, K. G. M. M. Alberti, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Elizabeth L. M. Barr, V Pauvaday, Sudhirsen Kowlessur, Stefan Soderberg

(2012), Vol. 41, pp. 484-494, International journal of epidemiology, Oxford, England, C1

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A bi-directional relationship between obesity and health-related quality of life : evidence from the longitudinal AusDiab study

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dianna J. Magliano, Prof David W Dunstan, Prof Paul Zimmet, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Prof Anna Peeters, Jenny Shaw

(2012), Vol. 36, pp. 295-303, International journal of obesity, London, England, C1

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Socioeconomic variation in diet and activity-related behaviours of Australian children and adolescents aged 2–16 years

Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof Kylie Ball, Dr Natalie Pearson, Dr Sandrine Lioret Suteau, Prof David Crawford, A/Prof Karen Campbell, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton

(2012), Vol. 7, pp. 329-342, Pediatric obesity, Oxford, England, C1

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2010

Influence of peers on breastfeeding discontinuation among new parents : the Melbourne InFANT Program

Dr Adrian Cameron

(2010), Vol. 126, pp. e601-e607, Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Ill., C1

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Waist circumference has heterogeneous impact on development of diabetes in different populations : Longitudinal comparative study between Australia and Iran

Nassir Rostambeigi, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Robert C. Atkins, Arash Ghanbarian, Dr Adrian Cameron, Andrew Forbes, Amirabbas Momenan, Farzad Hadaegh, Parvin Mirmiran, Prof Paul Zimmet, Fereidoun Azizi, Prof Andrew Tonkin

(2010), Vol. 88, pp. 117-124, Diabetes research and clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Television viewing time and mortality : the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study (AusDiab)

Prof David W Dunstan, Elizabeth L. M. Barr, Dr Genevieve Healy, Prof Jo Salmon, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Beverley Balkau, Dianna J. Magliano, Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof Paul Zimmet, Prof Neville Owen

(2010), Vol. 121, pp. 384-391, Circulation, Baltimore, Md., C1

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HOMA insulin sensitivity index and the risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular disease events in the general population : the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study (AusDiab) study

Elizabeth L. M. Barr, Dr Adrian Cameron, Beverley Balkau, Prof Paul Zimmet, Timothy A Welborn, Prof Andrew Tonkin, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2010), Vol. 53, pp. 79-88, Diabetologia: clinical and experimental diabetes and metabolism, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Higher leptin levels in Asian Indians than Creoles and Europids : a potential explanation for increased metabolic risk

M Lilja, O Rolandsson, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, V Pauvaday, Dr Adrian Cameron, Jaakko Tuomilehto, K. G. M. M. Alberti, Prof Paul Zimmet, Stefan Soderberg

(2010), Vol. 34, pp. 878-885, International journal of obesity, London, England, C1-1

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The metabolic syndrome : validity and utility of clinical definitions for cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk prediction

Dr Adrian Cameron

(2010), Vol. 65, pp. 117-121, Maturitas, Shannon, Ireland, C1-1

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2009

The metabolic syndrome: in need of a global mission statement

Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof Paul Zimmet, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, George Alberti

(2009), Vol. 26, pp. 306-309, Diabetic medicine, Chichester, England, C1

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Health and mortality consequences of abdominal obesity : evidence from the AusDiab study

Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof David W Dunstan, Prof Neville Owen, Prof Paul Zimmet, Elizabeth L. M. Barr, Prof Andrew Tonkin, Dianna J. Magliano, Shirley G. Murray, Timothy A. Wellborn, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2009), Vol. 191, pp. 202-208, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Diabetes and the metabolic syndrome

Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Prof Paul Zimmet, Prof Andrew Tonkin

(2009), pp. 87-105, Therapeutic strategies in lipid disorders, Oxford, England, B1

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Lifestyle management : preventing Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular complications

Rebecca S. Stiegler, Prof Paul Zimmet, Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2009), Vol. 6, pp. 489-496, Therapy, London, England, C1-1

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Cut-points for waist circumference in Europids and South Asians

Dr Adrian Cameron, Richard A. Sicree, Prof Paul Zimmet, George Alberti, Prof Andrew Tonkin, Beverley Balkau, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Pierrot Chitson, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2009), Vol. 18, pp. 2039-2046, Obesity, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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2008

Differences in height explain gender differences in the response to the oral glucose tolerance test - the AusDiab study

Richard A. Sicree, Prof Paul Zimmet, Prof David W Dunstan, Dr Adrian Cameron, Timothy A Welborn, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2008), Vol. 25, pp. 296-302, Diabetic medicine, Chichester, England, C1-1

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Expanding evidence for the multiple dangers of epidemic abdominal obesity

Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof Paul Zimmet

(2008), Vol. 117, pp. 1624-1626, Circulation, Baltimore, Md., C1-1

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Central obesity as a precursor to the metabolic syndrome in the AusDiab study and Mauritius

Dr Adrian Cameron, E J Boyko, Richard A. Sicree, Prof Paul Zimmet, Stefan Soderberg, George Alberti, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Pierrot Chitson, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2008), Vol. 16, pp. 2707-2716, Obesity, Nature Publishing Group, C1-1

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The metabolic syndrome as a tool for predicting future diabetes : the AusDiab study

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dianna J. Magliano, Prof Paul Zimmet, Timothy A Welborn, Prof Stephen Colagiuri, Prof Andrew Tonkin, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2008), Vol. 264, pp. 177-186, Journal of internal medicine, Oxford, England, C1-1

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Epidemiology of metabolic syndrome

Dianna J. Magliano, Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Prof Paul Zimmet

(2008), pp. 31-55, The epidemiology of diabetes mellitus, Chichester, England, B1-1

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Glucose indices, health behaviors, and incidence of diabetes in Australia: the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study (AusDiab)

Dianna J. Magliano, Elizabeth L. M. Barr, Prof Paul Zimmet, Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof David W Dunstan, Prof Stephen Colagiuri, A/Prof Damien Jolley, Prof Neville Owen, Prof Paddy Phillips, Robyn J. Tapp, Timothy A. Wellborn, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2008), Vol. 31, pp. 267-272, Diabetes care, Alexandria, Va., C1-1

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The Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study - profiling diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk in the nation

Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof Paul Zimmet, Robert C. Atkins, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2008), Vol. 2, pp. 25-28, Asia Pacific Cardiology, London, England, C1-1

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2007

Risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in individuals with diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glucose, and impaired glucose tolerance. The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)

Elizabeth L. M. Barr, Prof Paul Zimmet, Timothy A. Wellborn, A/Prof Damien Jolley, Dianna J. Magliano, Prof David W Dunstan, Dr Adrian Cameron, T Dwyer, Hugh R. Taylor, Prof Andrew Tonkin, Tien Y. Wong, John J McNeil, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2007), Vol. 116, pp. 151-157, Circulation, Baltimore, Md., C1-1

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The metabolic syndrome in Australia : prevalence using four definitions

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dianna J. Magliano, Prof Paul Zimmet, Timothy A Welborn, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2007), Vol. 77, pp. 471-478, Diabetes research and clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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The metabolic syndrome as a predictor of incident diabetes mellitus in Mauritius

Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof Paul Zimmet, Stefan Soderberg, George Alberti, Richard A. Sicree, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Pierrot Chitson, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2007), Vol. 24, pp. 1460-1469, Diabetic medicine, Chichester, England, C1-1

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2006

Is grand multiparity associated with an increased risk of dysglycaemia?

Prof David Simmons, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, A. McKenzie, S.B. Eaton, Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof Paul Zimmet

(2006), Vol. 49, pp. 1522-1527, Diabetologia, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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2005

Associations of TV viewing and physical activity with the metabolic syndrome in Australian adults

Prof David W Dunstan, Prof Jo Salmon, Prof Neville Owen, Tim Armstrong, Prof Paul Zimmet, Timothy A Welborn, Dr Adrian Cameron, T Dwyer, A/Prof Damien Jolley, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2005), Vol. 48, pp. 2254-2261, Diabetologia : clinical and experimental diabetes and metabolism, Berlin, Germany, C1

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The metabolic syndrome : lifestyle, drugs or both?

Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Prof Paul Zimmet

(2005), pp. 463-474, The metabolic syndrome at the beginning of the XXIst century : a genetic and molecular approach, Madrid, Spain, B1-1

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The diabetes epidemic : genes and environment clashing

Prof Paul Zimmet, Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2005), pp. 3-14, Prevention of type 2 diabetes, Chichester, England, B1-1

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Glucose, lipid, and blood pressure control in Australian adults with type 2 diabetes : the 1999-2000 AusDiab

Thomas M. Kemp, Elizabeth L. M. Barr, Prof Paul Zimmet, Dr Adrian Cameron, Timothy A. Wellborn, Prof Stephen Colagiuri, Prof Paddy Phillips, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2005), Vol. 28, pp. 1490-1492, Diabetes care, Alexandria, Va., C1-1

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2004

Physical activity and television viewing in relation to risk and undiagnosed abnormal glucose metabolism in adults

Prof David W Dunstan, Prof Jo Salmon, Prof Neville Owen, Tim Armstrong, Prof Paul Zimmet, Timothy A Welborn, Dr Adrian Cameron, T Dwyer, A/Prof Damien Jolley, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2004), Vol. 27, pp. 2603-2609, Diabetes care, Alexandria, Va., C1

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Screening for type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose metabolism – the Australian experience

Prof Stephen Colagiuri, Zafirul Hussain, Prof Paul Zimmet, Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2004), Vol. 27, pp. 367-371, Diabetes care, Alexandria, Va., C1-1

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The metabolic syndrome : prevalence in worldwide populations

Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Prof Paul Zimmet

(2004), Vol. 33, pp. 351-375, Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

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2003

Overweight and obesity in Australia: the 1999-2000 Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)

Dr Adrian Cameron, Timothy A Welborn, Prof Paul Zimmet, Prof David W Dunstan, Prof Neville Owen, Prof Jo Salmon, Marita Dalton, A/Prof Damien Jolley, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2003), Vol. 178, pp. 427-432, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Waist circumference, waist-hip ratio and BMI and their correlation with cardiovascular risk factors in Australian adults

Marita Dalton, Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof Paul Zimmet, J E Shaw, A/Prof Damien Jolley, Prof David W Dunstan, Timothy A Welborn

(2003), Vol. 254, pp. 555-563, Journal of internal medicine, Oxford, England, C1-1

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Gender differences in the prevalence of impaired fasting glycaemia and impaired glucose tolerance in Mauritius. Does sex matter?

j w williams, Prof Paul Zimmet, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, A/Prof Maximillian de Courten, Dr Adrian Cameron, Pierrot Chitson, Jaakko Tuomilehto, George Alberti

(2003), Vol. 20, pp. 915-920, Diabetic medicine, Oxford, England, C1-1

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Diabetes

Dr Adrian Cameron, Jenny Shaw, Prof Paul Zimmet

(2003), pp. 11-14, Diabetes and kidney disease : time to act, Brussels, Belgium, B1-1

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2002

The rising prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance : the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study

Prof David W Dunstan, Prof Paul Zimmet, Timothy A Welborn, A/Prof Maximillian de Courten, Dr Adrian Cameron, Richard A. Sicree, T Dwyer, Prof Stephen Colagiuri, A/Prof Damien Jolley, A/Prof Matthew Knuiman, Robert C. Atkins, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2002), Vol. 25, pp. 829-834, Diabetes care, Alexandria, Va., C1

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The Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study (AusDiab)- methods and response rates

Prof David W Dunstan, Prof Paul Zimmet, Timothy A Welborn, Dr Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, A/Prof Maximillian de Courten, A/Prof Damien Jolley, Daniel J. McCarty

(2002), Vol. 57, pp. 119-129, Diabetes research and clinical practice, Limerick, Ireland, C1

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